Corona virus

->Part 1: Disease Background Information
1. What is a corona virus?
a) What features give it this name?
b) Describe the genome (ssRNA, dsRNA, ssDNA, dsDNA; +/-; enveloped or non-enveloped?)
c) Is this type of virus susceptible to bleach/detergents?
2. What is the significance of the E2 protein?
3. Where is the infection typically localized inside of a host? Why? How does it spread?
4. What is the average incubation period?
5. What are the symptoms? What other etiologies might share these same symptoms?
6. Which patient population (age) is typically affected?
7. What is “SARS”? What are the symptoms? What does the acronym stand for?
8. What is the mortality rate of symptomatic patients with SARS?
9. Where did the “SARS” outbreak of 2002 start?
10. How is SARS diagnosed?
11. What are the treatment/prevention/control measures for SARS?

->Part 2: Laboratory Testing & Clinical Research
1. What is the difference between a test that is “accurate” compared to a test that is “precise”?
2. What is the difference between a test that is “sensitive” compared to a test that is “specific”?
Which one is used as a screening test? Which one is used as a confirmation test?
3. Is it possible to have a test that is 100% sensitive or specific?
4. What is a false positive? Which test gives you more false positives?
5. What is a false negative? Which test gives you more false negatives?
6. What is the “positive predictive value”? Is it higher or lower when prevalence is high?
7. What is the “negative predictive value”? Is it higher or lower when prevalence is low?
8. What is the likelihood that a 3-month old disease (that we therefore only recently started testing
for), with an increasing prevalence, and a relatively long incubation period, would return a false
negative? More likely or less likely? (Therefore, is a “Negative” result trustworthy?)
9. How many stages are there in a clinical trial?
10. In a few sentences, explain each stage
11. How long does it (generally) take to get FDA approval for a drug?
12. How likely are we going to have a “vaccine” or a “cure” in 1-2 months, as the current president
has suggested? More likely or less likely?

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->Part 3: Current Events
1. What is the causative agent of the coronavirus (COVID-19)?
2. Where did the COVID-19 outbreak start?
3. In California, which age group represents the majority of the positive cases?
4. Which age group is most susceptible to severe illness if infected? Name 2 other risk factors that
could lead to an increased severity of symptoms.
5. What is the (approx.) incubation period of COVID-19?
6. What is social distancing? How else can you protect yourself, as well as prevent the spread of
the outbreak?
7. What else can be used to disinfect surfaces besides bleach? (give 2 more examples)
8. What is a “stigma”? How is it dangerous (give an example of how a stigma about COVID-19 has
led to a social problem)?

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